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Report No. a100

Collectio Aureavallensis

 

Alternative Names

Orval collection

 

Biography/Description

Primitive collection belonging to the ‘French Group’ with the Collectiones Cantabrigiensis, Victorina prima, and Parisiensis prima. Besides the common stock of decretals from Alexander III’s pontificate, it also contains a decretal from Lucius III (1181–1185).

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Collectio Aureaevallensis.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Collectio Aureaevallensis.

 
Manuscript

Luxembourg, BN 30, fol. 101–117v, 119

 

Text(s) – Modern Editions

No. 1

Collectio Aureaevallensis.

 
Modern Editions

Analysis by W. Holtzmann in ‘Beiträge’ (1927) 77–115.

 

Literature

C. Duggan, ‘Decretal Collections from Gratian’s Decretum to the Compilationes antiquae: The Making of the New Case Law’, in The History of Medieval Canon Law in the Classical Period, 1140–1234: From Gratian to the Decretals of Pope Gregory IX, W. Hartmann and K. Pennington, ed. (History of Medieval Canon Law 6; Washington DC 2008) 265–68.

S. Kuttner, Repertorium 278.

W. Holtzmann, ‘Beiträge zu den Dekretalensammlungen des 12. Jahrhunderts’, ZRG Kan. Abt., 16 (1927) 77–115.